mailscanner-mrtg graph labels

Gerry Doris gdoris at
Wed Nov 8 23:44:28 GMT 2006

On Tue, 7 Nov 2006, Denis Beauchemin wrote:

> Gerry Doris a écrit :
>> I upgraded my system from Fedora Core 4 to 6 last weekend.  Surprisingly it 
>> went quite well.  I thought everything was working properly until I noticed 
>> that two of the mailscanner-mrtg graphs have their labels messed up.  The 
>> data looks correct.
>> The two messed up graphs are Mail Transferred and Memory.  It is the top 
>> level as well as the detail graphs.  The vertical legend for each is 
>> showing the number scale followed by the letters M,G,T,P spread out into 
>> the graph area for each number.
>> This has been working perfectly for ages...I think?  Has anyone else 
>> noticed this?  I'm using 0.10.00.  I upgraded to the unstable version 11 
>> but it didn't make a difference.
> Gerry,
> This looks more like an MRTG problem than a MailScanner-MRTG one because the 
> 2 graphs that you are having problems with come from different sources: your 
> log files for MTA and SNMP for memory.
> Are you sure you didn't mess up the /etc/mrtg/mailscanner-mrtg.cfg file for 
> these 2 graphs? This is what I have for the MTA:
> YLegend[mailbytes]: Bytes
> ShortLegend[mailbytes]: bytes    
> Legend1[mailbytes]: Average Bytes
> Legend2[mailbytes]:
> Legend3[mailbytes]: Maximum Bytes
> Legend4[mailbytes]:
> LegendI[mailbytes]: :
> LegendO[mailbytes]:
> kilo[mailbytes]: 1024
> kMG[mailbytes]: k,M,G,T,P
> If all is OK, then maybe something changed in FC6 and the last 2 lines (kilo 
> and kMG) are not having the same effect as they did before.
> Denis

I think something changed in FC6.  My config file matches yours.


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